UPDATE (11:24 a.m.) – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office says the situation at San Marcos has been resolved and was “a big misunderstanding.”
Authorities say a man whose car had broken down was holding a radiator hose, which was mistaken as a gun.
The scene is now clear after a “misunderstanding” at San Marcos High School that put the campus on lockdown. We’re talking to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office about the lockdown and the resources that were dispatched to the campus
Posted by KSBY on Tuesday, February 5, 2019
UPDATE (10:45 a.m.) – Sheriff’s officials say a student at San Marcos High School reported seeing someone with a gun in the parking lot.
There have been no reports of shots fired or any injuries.
The campus remains on lockdown and parents are asked to avoid the area.
(10:23 a.m.) – San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara was placed on lockdown at around 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
According to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, the lockdown was prompted by a report of someone with a gun.
Deputies are reportedly on scene investigating.
The campus is closed and the public is being asked to avoid the area.
This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.